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Ten Metal Bands That Would Fit Perfectly On Trappist1
23rd February 2017, 19:12
Posted by Tristan

So there we have it! NASA have made a huge potentially life changing discovery in finding Trappist1 and seven earth like inhabitable planets. So naturally we thought, what would happen if you were to send Metal bands out to space and what Metal bands would be the spaciest? So we give you, Ten Metal Bands That Would Fit Perfectly On Trappist1!

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Has Tech Fest Gone Full Death Metal?
21st February 2017, 14:00
Posted by Tristan

Earlier today Tech Fest announced its second wave of bands. Already being headlined by The Black Dahlia Murder there have been more rumblings in the Death Metal undergrowth.

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Blazing A Trail : You Need To Hear Firespawn
21st February 2017, 11:00
Posted by Tristan

Supergroups can sometimes be very hit and miss. Often sounding like an amalgamation of their respective bands it’s a real pleasure when a group is able to form a sound entirely independent of their namesakes. Unlike the somewhat paint it by numbers seen by the likes of say, Killer Be Killed, who are by no means a bad band, the groil are simply quite predictable. Delegating each vocalist a task. In 2015 we saw the arrival of the latest supergroup in a more Death Metal outlook, Firespawn.

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Why “No Lives Matter” Is The Wake Up Call We All Need
20th February 2017, 12:45
Posted by Tristan

For those who may not be familiar with Body Count, the band are brainchild of one Tracey Lauren Marrow aka Ice-T. Despite being a successful rapper, the man is a self confessed Metalhead. Growing up with the Death Metal anthems from Cannibal Corpse and many others. Having established well trodden path in the way of Rap and Hip-Hop, Ice-T, not one for the easy way out devised Body Count.

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Have You Met “Me And That Man”?
20th February 2017, 10:00
Posted by Tristan

Music truly is something that disregards any form of identity. Having well and truly made a name for himself in the Polish, forgive the pun, Behemoth, Adam Darski more commonly known as Nergal has influences ranging far beyond that of Black Metal and Death Metal. Welcoming a different approach with the inclusion of one John Porter we introduce you to Me And That Man.

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What Was Dallas’ Best Nile Album?
15th February 2017, 17:34
Posted by Tristan

With the recent news that longtime guitarist Dallas Toler-Wade has announced his departure from the band we thought that we would celebrate his career with the band as a send off! 

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Five Tracks To Die For This Valentines Day
14th February 2017, 12:08
Posted by Tristan

Featuring necrophilia, deception and dismemberment! 

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Lady Metallica : What Their Performance Means For Metal
13th February 2017, 12:48
Posted by Tristan

Stereotypes are abound in all different walks of life. An idea that we base looks, ideals and even behaviours, we can often be far too quick to judge causing people to be funnelled into the idea of the stereotype. Last night as the 69th edition of the Grammy’s were held, a coming together of two polarising genres happened Metal and Pop. 

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Are We Experiencing Social Media Overkill In The Scene
10th February 2017, 18:15
Posted by Tristan

Imagine a time before Facebook, before the serotonin releasing hunt for superficial likes on Instagram, before everyone had an opinion on Twitter. Hard for some of you but likely for those who remember a simpler time. It’s undeniable that social media has had a potentially irreversible impact on human existence but from a musical perspective, are we overdoing it? Featuring an exclusive interview clip with Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth, we wonder are we in social media Overkill?

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Five Tracks That Would Be Your Soundtrack To The Zombie Apocalypse
10th February 2017, 12:24
Posted by Tristan

And they’re not all “For Whom The Bell Tolls”. 

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Gorguts : Watch Pleiades Dust
9th February 2017, 16:29
Posted by Tristan

At the forefront of the avant garde Gorguts stand alone. Returning with a new line up for the absolute tour de force, that was Colored Sands. Earning the accolade of Album of The Year when it was released, the record was not only a study in dissonance but the ideas presented were of a surpremely intellectual nature. Rewind to last year and Gorguts revealed their strike to the scene with their EP, Pleiades’ Dust and now for the first time you can witness it live. 

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Eighteen Visions Return 
9th February 2017, 10:24
Posted by Tristan

It’s no doubt that men now regretting wearing eye liner all over the globe have already heard, Eighteen Visions will return so here’s a crash course on their history and just why this is a big deal! 

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Dive Into Pelagial Because The Ocean Will Return In 2017
8th February 2017, 15:58
Posted by Tristan

The Ocean have announced that they will be releasing their new album Transcendence later this year. So whilst we wait, why not plunder the depths of the genius that is Pelagial. 

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Five Of Obituary’s Best Tracks And A New One
8th February 2017, 11:39
Posted by Tristan

Announcing their brand new self titled album for a March 17th release via Relapse, we had one listen to the brand new track and it got us feeling nostalgic. Obituary, no doubt have countless classics but here are five rippers (along with a new one) that we love. 

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A Brief History of All That Remains
7th February 2017, 10:23
Posted by Tristan

Metalcore as many know is a genre in decline. The heydays of Taste of Chaos long behind, almost everyone was left in the dust by Killswitch Engage a sole phoenix to rise from the Metalcore ashes. Many others fell by the wayside and some adapted. Certain bands fared well adapting to their new environment others not so much and then there was All That Remains.

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Mastodon And Why We Think Emperor Of Sand Will Rock
3rd February 2017, 11:40
Posted by Tristan

Somewhat of a household name now, Mastodon have reached one of the highest echelons in the name of Progressive Music. Despite their signing to the major label and for many the archfiend of the industry Warner Bros. previously, this only saw the far reaching arm of Mastodon extended. Conceptual in their ideas Mastodon do like a story. 

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